The Demand for faster data transfer rate is increasing these days. Category 6 network cable, aka Cat 6 cable, is a cable standard for 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet. It has RJ-45 connectors and is backward compatible with the Category 5e 100BASE-T, Cat 5 and Category 3 cable standards. Category 6 cable is now widely used in Gigabit Ethernet LAN devices such as Gigabit Adapters, Switches, Routers, Cable/DSL Modems, and LAN Patch Panels. The increased speed meets the high demand from Business and home users. Meritline Cat 6 network cables are top quality at great prices.